Q&A Videos

Debbie Short answers questions about Medicare, Medi-Cal, asset protection, and more in this video series. (You can also scroll to the bottom, watch them all, or select a specific topic from the list below).

  1. What Is Medicare?
  2. What is Medi-Cal?
  3. What does Medi-Cal cover?
  4. Does income affect Medi-Cal eligibility?
  5. If you have assets, can you still qualify for Medi-Cal?
  6. What is the Medi-Cal period of ineligibility?
  7. Should I apply for Medi-Cal on my own? Or do I need help?
  8. How does the Medi-Cal “30 month look back” work?
  9. What does “spend down” mean?
  10. Can I gift money and still qualify for Medi-Cal?
  11. What is Medi-Cal recovery or payback?
  12. Should I purchase long term care insurance?
  13. How does Medi-Cal help with the expense of a nursing home?
  14. Is the home an exempt asset (for Medi-Cal consideration?)
  15. Is my annuity product countable for Medi-Cal?
  16. Will a revocable trust protect assets from Medi-Cal recovery?

What Is Medicare?


What is Medi-Cal?


What does Medi-Cal cover?


Does income affect Medi-Cal eligibility?


If you have assets, can you still qualify for Medi-Cal?


What is the Medi-Cal period of ineligibility?


Should I apply for Medi-Cal on my own? Or do I need help?


How does the Medi-Cal “30 month look back” work?


What does “spend down” mean?


Can I gift money and still qualify for Medi-Cal?


What is Medi-Cal recovery or payback?


Should I purchase long term care insurance?


How does Medi-Cal help with the expense of a nursing home?


Is the home an exempt asset (for Medi-Cal consideration?)


Is my annuity product countable for Medi-Cal?


Will a revocable trust protect assets from Medi-Cal recovery?



 
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